The Scottish Premier supports Vietnam in developing renewable energy and is willing to share its wind power development experience when meeting Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh.
Scottish Premier Nicola Sturgeon welcomed Vietnam’s important contribution to joint efforts to respond to climate change during a meeting with Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on the morning of October 31, on the occasion of the Vietnamese government’s visit to the UK. and attended the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26).
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh assessed that in the past 10 years, Scotland has successfully transitioned to using renewable energy, including wind power. The Prime Minister said that Vietnam is also transitioning to new energy, wishing Scotland to share experiences, support human resource training, provide scholarships for students, send consultants and invest to help Vietnam. .
Premier Sturgeon supported the Prime Minister’s proposal and said Scotland has many advantages, experience in developing near-shore wind power and is increasing offshore wind power, and is ready to share and cooperate with Vietnam in this field. .
She also wishes to strengthen cooperation in training and human resource development, and welcomes Vietnamese students to study and research in Scotland.
Premier Sturgeon said Scotland has committed to reducing emissions to zero by 2045, and the city of Glasgow, where COP26 events will take place, is committed to reducing emissions to zero by 2030. She also expressed believes that Vietnam will contribute to the overall success of the conference.
Receiving Professor Mohammed Abdel, Rector of Liverpool University, and also representing the Hume Research Institute of Switzerland, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh thanked the professor’s ideas, contributions and research facilities for the work. human resource training in Vietnam.
The Prime Minister asked Professor Abdel to continue cooperation including research on strategic forecasting, policy development, and institutional development in areas such as climate change response, especially in the Mekong Delta, and conservation. environmental protection, emerging diseases… The professor agreed with the Prime Minister’s comments and wished to promote specific cooperation projects with Vietnam to achieve practical results.
The Prime Minister also received leaders of a number of corporations that are investing in projects in Vietnam, affirming that the Vietnamese government and agencies will continue to create favorable conditions for foreign investors to invest in Vietnam. efficient, successful and sustainable business in Vietnam.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh this morning arrived in Scotland, United Kingdom, starting his trip to attend COP26 and work in the UK. Tomorrow, the Prime Minister will attend the opening ceremony of the COP26 Summit and give a speech at the conference in the afternoon of the same day.